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  • n. Plural form of dresser.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Picking quality dressers is not as hard as one might feel, as simple care while making a purchase can save you plenty of trouble and tons of cash.

    The Evolution Dresser by Ferruccio Laviani

  • Prominent on one of the dressers was a picture of someone who was surely Alena.

    Family Storms

  • Next to one of the dressers was a pile of colorful luggage, and several garment bags hung in one of the closets.

    Beautiful Disaster

  • Philip was a favourite with the patients; he treated them good-humouredly; and he had gentle, sensitive hands which did not hurt them: some of the dressers were a little rough and happy-go-lucky in their methods.

    Of Human Bondage

  • After a short interval, the magistrates and clerk were bowed in by the house-surgeon and a couple of young men who smelt very strong of tobacco-smoke -- they were introduced as 'dressers' -- and after one magistrate had complained bitterly of the cold, and the other of the absence of any news in the evening paper, it was announced that the patient was prepared; and we were conducted to the 'casualty ward' in which she was lying.

    Sketches by Boz, illustrative of everyday life and every-day people

  • The current standard is better in that it now requires that most furniture used for clothing storage, such as dressers, be shipped with a tip restraint for anchoring to the wall.

    News from ASTM: Working to make furniture safer

  • Do not put a TV on furniture with drawers -- such as dressers or chests -- that can be pulled out by young children and used to climb ..

    Stay safe on Super Sunday

  • On changing over to the surgical side in the hospital, we were employed in a very similar manner, only we were called "dressers," and under the house surgeon had all the care of a number of surgical patients.

    A Labrador Doctor The Autobiography of Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

  • This is an unhappy time for the luckless "dressers," wig man and stage hands, or even fellow artists who encounter such singers before their first appearance in the evening.

    Caruso and Tetrazzini on the Art of Singing

  • Brace high and top-heavy objects, such as dressers and bookcases.

    Fore, right!


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